Presentation on theme: "Ways You can Save Water. Every Drop Counts Each American uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day Higher demand and a growing population."— Presentation transcript:
Every Drop Counts Each American uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day Higher demand and a growing population puts stress on water supplies Conserving water can Preserve supplies for the future Save money Protect the environment
Water Use in the Bathroom Many old toilets use 3-7 gallons of water per flush Leaky toilets can waste 200 gallons of water each day Faucets run at about 2 gallons of water per minute
Other Water Use in the Home Traditional washing machines use 27-54 gallons of water per load Washing dishes at the sink with the faucet on can use 20 gallons
Ways to Save Water Install new toilets which use 75 percent less water. Repair leaks. Turn off the faucet while you brush your teeth and save 200 gallons of water per month. Use a high-efficiency washing machine. When washing dishes at the sink, fill the sink and turn off the faucet. Do not rinse dishes before washing in a dishwasher.